Folio 100v Translation and Transcription
||Folio 100v Translation
4 The sapphire restrains the flow of and blood and kills le felun.
5 Topaz is saffron coloured, like amber, but more pleasing and it prevents a pot from boiling over; placed in the mouth of a thirsting man it removes his thirst.
6 Turquoise brings anger and boldness.
7 Sardonyx is tri-coloured; it gives you boldness and brings victory.
8 The toadstone brings you victory in achieving your ends and in war.
9 The amethyst brings an omen of wood and water; it is better given than desired.
10 Jasper is green like the the smaragdus but not so pleasing; it restrains the flow of blood and preserves the love of the person who gives or receives it.
11 Carnelian is red and restrains the flow of blood.
12 The pearl, parlus, is white and round and disposes you to sleep.
12 The stone decapun is of the same colour; it seems to be marked with blood and brings victory in every field.
13 Crystal when ground and drunk in water restores milk to a woman who has lost it.
Note that hot goat's blood dissolves a diamond. 14 The pearl, margarita, is a small stone but a precious one; it is white, compact, found in shellfish and conceived by heavenly dew, as Isidore says.
16 Note that the pearl conceived from the morning dew is whiter and of better quality than that from the evening dew. Sometimes, however, margarita is a general word for a precious stone. However the word is to be understood, it is certain that the twelve 'pearls', interpreted in the moral sense, are the twelve virtues, symbolised by twelve stones as you will more plainly see.
The diamond, adamas or dyamas, is a transparent stone, like crystal, but